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Field Study

On our recent field trip to the Vancouver Public Library and Macleod’s used book store, I was able to obtain some resources on Alice Munro. Although all of Munro’s books were sold out at Macleod’s, I was able to scrounge one copy at the Vancouver Public Library. I go the VPL quite often, but that day I was led to a section of the library that was never cataloged and quite.. Read More

Picking an author for Eminent

This post is going to be really simple.   Why did I pick an author for eminent that doesn’t even have a single available copy of their book in the library?   I find this to be quite intriguing, but my research just got a bit tougher.

Eminent Person – Alice Munro

Alice Munro has been the news of Canada these past two weeks and I’m sure that at least some of you have heard of her, whether that is through books, news articles, or social media. I’ve been inspired to choose her as my Eminent person due to her recent achievement, winning the 2013 Nobel Literature prize for Canada. She was also the first female Canadian to ever win this prize,.. Read More